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BC-NY--New York News Coverage Advisory, NY

July 6, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New York. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Kiley Armstrong at 212-621-1670.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org .

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


NEW YORK — A campaign manager who moonlights as an energy healer; a photographer who sings in a heavy metal band; and a Muslim progressive activist who runs a cooking blog — these are the people behind the campaign that helped launch Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez into the national spotlight. By Stephen Groves. UPCOMING: 550 words by 3 p.m., photos.


NEW YORK — Just imagine it, a luxurious room on an island, with chef-prepared meals and a view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. Hotel? Not exactly. It’s actually a campground of high-end tents on New York City’s Governors Island, the latest outpost for glamping, or glamorous camping. By Deepti Hajela. SENT: 486 words, photos, video.


BUFFALO, N.Y. — Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee is expected to plead not guilty and file a motion to dismiss harassment charges on Friday during an appearance in Buffalo city court. Lee was arrested for allegedly making lewd comments and rubbing the shoulders of a 19-year-old male shuttle driver in May. By Hockey Writer John Wawrow. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.


— OFFICER WOUNDED: A New York City police officer has been shot in the leg. With photo.

— NEW DRIVER’S LICENSES: New York’s Department of Motor Vehicles is urging people to get a Real ID when they renew their driver’s license to avoid having to make another trip to the DMV.

— BOATER SEARCH: Crews are searching for a New Yorker who vanished while boating in Lake St. Catherine in Vermont.

— DROWNED IN INLET: Police and relatives say a Long Island man drowned helping to rescue a young nephew who was struggling in the water during a beach outing on the Fourth of July.

— POLICE OFFICER SHOT-STREET NAMING: A New York City street has been renamed in honor of a police officer who was ambushed and killed last year in a parked police vehicle.

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apnyc@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867.

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